Bible Reading Plan

In 2017, we are reading through the Bible together using the One Story plan. Learn more about the One Story plan here. Click the button below to start reading via YouVersion.
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Daily Devotionals

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Service Times

Sunday School:  9:00 a.m. Sunday Worship Service:  10:30 a.m. Wednesday Night Ministry:  7:00 p.m. (various ministry for Children, Youth, Adults) Thursday:  7:00 p.m. Corporate Prayer Meeting

Location

We are located at: 2201 Monroe Street Toledo, OH 43604 -Just south of the Toledo Museum of Art on the corner of Monroe & Collingwood Near the Collingwood exit of Southbound I-75

Upcoming Events

Thu 27

Corporate Prayer

July 27 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Sun 30

Worship Service

July 30 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Sun 30

Merge (Collage)

July 30 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Sun 30

Merge (16 – 22 yrs)

July 30 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Tue 01

Men’s Prayer Group

August 1 @ 8:30 am - 10:00 am
Wed 02

Women’s Prayer Group

August 2 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Wed 02

Men’s Prayer Group

August 2 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

About Us

First Alliance Church has ministered to Toledo residents for over 120 years. Find out more about our rich history.
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A.B. Simpson Daily Devotional

July 26, 2017, 1:00 pm

We must recognize the true character of our self-life and its real virulence and vileness. We must consent to its destruction, and we must take it ourselves, as Abraham did Isaac, and lay it at the feet of God in willing sacrifice. This is a seemingly impossible task for the natural heart, but the moment the will is yielded and the choice is made, we are astonished to find that the agony is over and death is accomplished. Usually the crisis in such cases hangs upon a single point. God does not need to strike us in a hundred places to inflict a death wound. There is one point that touches the heart and that is the Point God usually strikes. It will likely be the dearest thing in our lives, the decisive thing in our plans, the citadel of our wills, the center of our hearts. And when we yield there, there is little left to yield anywhere else. But when we refuse to yield at that point, a spirit of evasion and compromise enters into all the rest of our lives. Let us take Him to enable us to will His will in all things in our lives. Now mine eyes seeth thee -Job 42:5

A.W. Tozer Daily Devotional

July 26, 2017, 1:00 pm

When viewing the religious scene today, we are tempted to fix on one or another weakness and say, "This is what is wrong with the church. If this were corrected, we could recapture the glory of the early church and have pentecostal times back with us again." This tendency to oversimplification is itself a weakness and should be guarded against always, especially when dealing with anything as complex as religion as it occurs in modern times. It takes a very young man to reduce all our present woes to a single disease and cure the whole thing with one simple remedy. Older and wiser heads will be more cautious, having learned that the prescribed nostrum seldom works for the reason that the diagnosis has not been correct. Nothing is that simple. Few spiritual diseases occur alone. Almost all are complicated by the presence of others and are so vitally interrelated as they spread over the whole religious body that it would take the wisdom of a Solomon to find a single cure. For this reason, I am hesitant to point to any one defect in present-day Christianity and make all our troubles to stem from it alone. That so-called Bible religion in our times is suffering rapid decline is so evident as to need no proof, but just what has brought about this decline is not so easy to discover. I can only say that I have observed one significant lack among evangelical Christians which might turn out to be the real cause of most of our spiritual troubles. Of course, if that were true, then the supplying of that lack would be our most critical need. The great deficiency to which I refer is the lack of spiritual discernment, especially among our leaders. . . .

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